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New York’s SharpShootaz Win AOL Contest

New York based hip-hop group SharpShootaz won AOL Music’s second First Break contest. The group won the most votes out of the thousands of AOL member entries submitted to for the contest.”This has been a great experience for us, and we feel blessed to have beaten out some amazing competition.,” the SharpShootaz said.”We’ve been living this music for so long, and it’s a dream come true to take our material out of our studio and lay it down with the pros.”The Bronx based SharpShootaz consists of twin brothers Romeo and Edwin Skepple, A.K.A. Paw and Pheno.Their song “Relax Me” was the song that won the group a demo deal with Atlantic Records and will appear on AOL’s Sessions@AOL.”We were impressed by the results of First Break 1, so we’re very happy to have partnered with AOL Music again for this second competition,” said Atlantic Records Co-President Craig Kallman. “Having the AOL members choose the winners is great because they create an instant fan base for the artist and their music. When they say SharpShootaz has what it takes, it’s coming right from the consumers themselves, which is the best kind of market research. We’re looking forward to hearing what this unique duo creates in the studio.”And for all of the future hip-hop stars, AOL Music is currently requesting submissions for First Break 3. The contest allows any unsigned AOL Member to submit two original pieces of music for consideration in the contest.AOL members can use Keyword: First Break.

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